Flyng the Owens in October

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Flyng the Owens in October

Post by Steve90266 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:56 am

Looking to see if there's any interest in a trip to the Owens in October? My wife Pat could be a driver, and we can comfortably recover three, if not four pilots and gliders. Anyone interested? You've always said you wanted to launch Walt's. Now here's your chance!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2pwfEM6luPk

and another one

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGFH8QrVi6c
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Re: Flyng the Owens in October

Post by suesen » Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:50 pm

I would love to join! =D I can do any weekend except the 12th.
Thanks Steve & Pat!

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Re: Flyng the Owens in October

Post by Steve90266 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:30 pm

Sounds great, Sue. Maybe you can bring that new Jeep you just bought! Flying the Owens is pretty awesome. A personal locator device is a must, as is a hook knife, small survival kit, and your O2 system.
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Re: Flyng the Owens in October

Post by arthur » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:41 pm

Well, I could probably be talked into it.

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Re: Flyng the Owens in October

Post by jdelear » Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:07 am

Interested, but not for the weekend of the 21st.

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Re: Flyng the Owens in October

Post by gregangsten » Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:34 am

I think I would be in for the first weekend of October and maybe the third as a second choice but it looks like Jim D cannot make that one.
Also, I don't think it is necessary to have oxygen to fly there, especially if you are not familiar with the place because you'll have enough to worry about. It's good when you are staying above 13K but that is probably not likely and optional also. If you haven't flown there before, I'd plan to stay local and land at the LP airport for a first flight. Even that is not a given.

You can probably get a room in town, the Dow is the usual, or camp where I would be, in the Tuttle Creek campground (or anywhere in the Alabama's, for that matter).

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Re: Flyng the Owens in October

Post by Steve90266 » Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:09 pm

So the 1st WE in October really looks like the one to go after. I'll see if I can roust a couple more pilots.
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Re: Flyng the Owens in October

Post by suesen » Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:36 pm

Yes! I would love to test the jeep renegade! I already have a full oxygen system so it's not a big deal to bring with me.

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Re: Flyng the Owens in October

Post by stebbins » Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:52 am

I am interested. Earlier is better weather wise (at least statistically).
How do I get confirmed?
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Re: Flyng the Owens in October

Post by magicpotato » Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:21 am

Think this trip would be right up my alley as well. Any weekend is good for me.

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Re: Flyng the Owens in October

Post by vannoppen » Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:46 am

I’m going to the negotiation table for the first weekend. Might cost me this Sunday and or Dahlston cup day

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Re: Flyng the Owens in October

Post by vannoppen » Fri Sep 20, 2019 4:15 pm

Wow. I should work for the State House. I’m cleared for the first weekend and kept this Sunday and the Dahlston Cup. Steve I’m 100%in. Thinking head up Friday am come home Sunday night or Monday am

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